Healthy eating

A healthy diet starts with some tasty and easy to make recipes, and we have the books to help you find those recipes – and to find more, tasty recipes to change your eating habits for the better!

If you can’t see the perfect book on this list, visit your local library to see what other books we have – there’s something for everyone.

Healthy thermo cooking for busy families 
by Olivia Andrews

Combine the convenience of thermo cooking with innovative healthy meals that have been tried, tested and loved, all in the messy trenches of family life. Blend homemade nut butters in seconds, batch-cook comforting meals in minutes and get knockout weeknight dinners like Satay Chicken Curry or Moroccan Lamb and Apricot Stew on the table, fast. Set your device to magic up a Tropical Fruit Sorbet or a No-Bake Carrot Cake, then step away from the kitchen. You’re about to become the most popular person in your household.


Joe’s 30 minute meals : 100 quick and healthy recipes
by Joe Wicks, The Body Coach

Bestselling author Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, presents more than 100 nutritious recipes that are perfect for sharing. Proving once again that you don’t need loads of time to cook great food, ‘Joe’s 30-Minute Meals’ is packed with everyday healthy dishes that you’ll want to make, time and time again. Most chapters are simply organised by main ingredient, making it easy to find a dish for every occasion. Every recipe is labelled as either reduced-carb or carb-refuel – this makes the book a brilliant addition for those already familiar with Joe’s eating structure (carbs following workouts or on active days), but the meals are also enjoyable and tasty for all, whether you are following Joe’s plan or not.


The healthy Lebanese family cookbook : using authentic Lebanese superfoods in your everyday cooking
by Mona Hamadeh

Lebanese food has the reputation of being amongst the healthiest in the world. It combines the staple ingredients of Mediterranean diet with an abundance of fresh vegetables and super foods and includes whole grains, pulses, herbs and spices, fruit and nuts, olive oil, together with protein sources, such as poultry, fish and dairy. This text will ensure you make great tasting food that is healthy and nutritious for the whole family.


How to cook healthily : simple techniques and everyday recipes for a healthy, happy life
by Dale Pinnock

More and more people are moving towards healthy eating – both for themselves and their families. However, with the tide of conflicting headlines and myriad supermarket products that are labelled ‘healthy’ people often become disillusioned and confused. This is the only book home cooks will every need to teach them the basics of healthy cooking so that they can take control of their long-term health – starting in their own kitchens.


I [symbol of a heart] my wok : more than 100 fresh, fast and healthy recipes
by Nicola Graimes

The wok is a tremendous tool in the kitchen, but all too often it is under-used and unappreciated. With ‘I Love My Wok,’ rediscover how you can use just one pan to make mouthwatering, fresh and healthy dishes. Featuring over 100 inspiring recipes for snacks, lunches and dinners, all of which are easy to follow and simple to make, this book explains how to make the most of your wok.


Everyday healthy Indian cookery
by Manju Malhi

These recipes can be eaten every day for a healthy and balanced diet and feature classic and original curries, including those with an array of spices, vegetables and superfoods that are rich in anti-oxidants and cooked in a way that retains their specific nutrient value. Rooted in the streets, homes and markets of India, ‘Everyday Healthy Indian Cookery’ reflects the delicious flavours and aromas of the curries and healing spices that characterise the very best of that country’s varied cuisine.


Clean and lean for life : the cookbook : 150 delicious recipes for a happy, healthy body
by James Duigan with Maria Lally

If you want to eat well, you need to learn to cook well – but it needn’t be as hard or as complicated as you think. In ‘Clean and Lean for Life’, James Duigan helps you every step of the way with mouthwatering recipes and cookery tips that will have you whizzing up nutritious meals in minutes, whatever your budget or lifestyle.



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